Kiso Odori is the traditional dance played in Kiso area for long time. Legend said, this dance started for the cerebration of the vicotry of Shogun Kiso Yoshinaka. It was played for Samurai with the armor, therefore dance is very simple. Around Muromachi period (14th to 15th century), the dance was well known even at Kyoto.
In this dance, there is no drums or other music. Dancers will sing the Kiso Bushi Song.